DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The Lander University cheerleading team notched an eighth-place finish in the Intermediate Division II competition at the 2018 National Cheer Association and National Dance Association National Championships this past weekend.
The Bearcats advanced to the finals of day two of nationals after winning the Challenge Cup to earn the last spot in the finals. Valdosta State won the championship, while Oklahoma Baptist finished second.
Lander now has two top-eight finishes in the last two years. The Bearcats finished third in 2017.
Tryouts for the Lander cheer and dance squads will be held on April 22nd.